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Forum: Thumpers 11-28-2014, 08:51 PM
Replies: 10,929
Views: 1,549,197
Posted By Research Rat
No kidding! So Ive been looking for...

No kidding!

So Ive been looking for replacement plastics. And Meier appears to make them, it seems like they don't sell them in color "red" but "orange?" Anyone know more about this? Is it...
Forum: 2 smokers 11-27-2014, 09:25 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 47,132
Posted By Research Rat
Jared! Any updates on attempting to add...

Jared!

Any updates on attempting to add e-start?

Happy Thanksgiving!
Scott
Forum: Thumpers 11-27-2014, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10,929
Views: 1,549,197
Posted By Research Rat
Hi Everybody (ala Dr. Nick Riviera from The...

Hi Everybody (ala Dr. Nick Riviera from The Simpsons,)

I recently acquired a 1986 xr600 from a good friend that is downsizing his garage. The bike is in excellent condition, though it hasn't...
Forum: Thumpers 11-17-2014, 10:58 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,017
Posted By Research Rat
So I just picked up a 2015 Husky with the 4cs...

So I just picked up a 2015 Husky with the 4cs fork. How easy is it to open them and change the springs?

-Scott
Forum: Equipment 11-15-2014, 03:47 PM
Replies: 535
Views: 58,900
Posted By Research Rat
Hi. I'm looking for a rockymountain mc code. I'm...

Hi. I'm looking for a rockymountain mc code. I'm happy to return the favor. Thank you!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-23-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 24,308
Views: 1,673,656
Posted By Research Rat
Shameless plug for the sale of my pickup. PM...

Shameless plug for the sale of my pickup. PM me with email for pictures.

Thanks:)
-Scott

For sale: 2007 F150. Super Cab. XL.
The basics: 4.6l V8. 2wd. Automatic. Full rear bench...
Forum: Racing 04-20-2014, 06:55 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 241,244
Posted By Research Rat
The dirt was better back then too ;)

The dirt was better back then too ;)
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 04-15-2014, 11:24 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
All, We are still working with the DEP to...

All,

We are still working with the DEP to find a date for the Dual Sport. Thanks for the continued patience.

Our annual Hare Scramble is coming up in May in Eagleswood Township (close to Bass...
Forum: Racing 04-01-2014, 05:43 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 241,244
Posted By Research Rat
Stewart has repeatedly shown that he is the...

Stewart has repeatedly shown that he is the fastest rider this season. Don't forget he had two dnfs at the beginning of the season, so his series points and the gap to rvp seem hightened. If...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2014, 05:56 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,622
Posted By Research Rat
I'll be there. It'll be a good day for being...

I'll be there. It'll be a good day for being out riding in the pines.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-31-2014, 11:27 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
All, As Rich mentioned. We are in the process...

All,
As Rich mentioned. We are in the process of finding a new date.

For those jonesing to get out an ride. The PBER enduro is being held this weekend. I've heard the club is using new...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-28-2014, 01:42 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
Well everyone, the weather has been a real pain...

Well everyone, the weather has been a real pain in our side. Rather than have riders slog through a subpar outing we will be moving to an alternate date. I know this puts a damper in weekend...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
I'm posting another question that came to me via...

I'm posting another question that came to me via pm.

A rider asked if the DS ride will be like an enduro with timekeeping. His concern was if faster riders will force him to the side, etc.

Our...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2014, 09:49 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
All, We've been referring to this Dual Sport as...

All,
We've been referring to this Dual Sport as the "Restore Our Shore." Event. Even though Hurricane Sandy happened some time ago, local residents are still dealing with the aftermath. Here is...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-26-2014, 09:31 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
Doug, The whole course is flowing and without...

Doug,
The whole course is flowing and without tight sections where a fan would be typically necessary for keeping things extra cool.

-Scott
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-24-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Research Rat
Kudos to Dave and the rest of the SJER crew for...

Kudos to Dave and the rest of the SJER crew for putting together a fun day in the woods. With the "menu plan" it was a mix of old and new firecut and a special test on the private property next door....
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-21-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
Another update. Some have asked if we can share...

Another update. Some have asked if we can share the gps files before the event and unfortunately we cannot. So please be sure to allow for time to upload the files at the signup and dont forget...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Research Rat
Jesse, Thanks. Beyond frustrating, this...

Jesse,
Thanks. Beyond frustrating, this presents a death knell for organized offroad motorcycle events.

It's not just just the enduros that suffer, but dual sports as well. A few years back the...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 02:12 PM
Replies: 24,308
Views: 1,673,656
Posted By Research Rat
Hey you NYFFs! The NJ enduro community has a...

Hey you NYFFs!

The NJ enduro community has a big fight ongoing with the DEP. If you liked riding trail at NJ dual sports or enduros, you should be aware that is a relic of the past due to current...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 01:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 414
Posted By Research Rat
Do you ride a motorcycle? Then help the fight for your fellow riders cause...

Do you ride a motorcycle? Then help fight for your fellow riders cause. We need your help!

Many of you are aware NJ organized enduro events are under attack from DEP policy. The short of it:...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-20-2014, 07:25 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
Jack, I saw your race rig this weekend at SL,...

Jack,
I saw your race rig this weekend at SL, but I was on an early line and didn't get the chance to stop over and say hello.

Glad to hear you'll be joining us, and thanks for coming out to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-19-2014, 03:25 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
We will have downloadable GPS files at the...

We will have downloadable GPS files at the signup. Arrive early, and be sure to bring your GPS.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-19-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 622
Posted By Research Rat
It's great that the NJ enduro clubs are...

It's great that the NJ enduro clubs are continuing the fight for better access to land and we still have events to enjoy. I'll be there this weekend.

The weather should make for a great day...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2014, 07:26 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
If you can ride it through firecuts and a few...

If you can ride it through firecuts and a few pits with deep sugar sand you will be fine!
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
Doc, bring the Super Enduro and your gps. ...

Doc, bring the Super Enduro and your gps.

Thanks for coming out and see you down there.
-Scott
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2014, 11:28 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,014
Posted By Research Rat
The ECEA has been the central organization and...

The ECEA has been the central organization and there is a lot that is going on behind the scenes. The ECEA membership, like many of us on this board, are necessary in helping spread the word to...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-18-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,014
Posted By Research Rat
Guys, The reality is that only by speaking...

Guys,

The reality is that only by speaking up will our voices be heard. As Jack pointed out, in the last few months we've mobilized and gotten the word out and with the riding community...
Forum: Racing 03-16-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 241,244
Posted By Research Rat
I understand. But if you look at the replay,...

I understand. But if you look at the replay, the brake pedal was the first thing kr checked when he got off the bike, and when he got back on the bike the wheel was still locked.

:thumb
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2014, 06:50 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 10,014
Posted By Research Rat
Sad end to what should of been a joy filled day...

Sad end to what should of been a joy filled day for the rider.

Jack, when did this happen?

I didn't hear anything about this at the event today.
Scott
Forum: Racing 03-16-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 241,244
Posted By Research Rat
That is a suspect response. The dirt used on...

That is a suspect response.

The dirt used on the sx courses appears to be sifted. Even if rocks were omnipresent, the likelihood of a rock pushing the pads in the caliper is small. How often...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-16-2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
We have been approved to used sand road and...

We have been approved to used sand road and firecuts. The fitecuts are all really good and relatively whoop free.

250/450/650 are perfect for this event. The course will be passable for big bikes...
Forum: Racing 03-15-2014, 11:04 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 241,244
Posted By Research Rat
It doesn't matter. Here's why. Toyota gets...

It doesn't matter. Here's why.

Toyota gets more out of the sponsorship than just the media aside. Displaying the truck on the field, the right content environment for reaching their audience,...
Forum: Racing 03-15-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 241,244
Posted By Research Rat
Yes the premiere sponsors pay the bills but the...

Yes the premiere sponsors pay the bills but the television commitments are part of the overall sponsorship negotiation. Kawasaki and others are not buying media directly through fox sports, rather...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-10-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
I'm sharing a response to a question I fielded...

I'm sharing a response to a question I fielded over pm about legal requirements for bikes.

Aside from the requirement of having working head and taillights, bikes need to be 100% legit with...
Forum: Racing 03-09-2014, 07:43 AM
Replies: 3,297
Views: 241,244
Posted By Research Rat
Re the Barcia and Stewart tangle. I believe...

Re the Barcia and Stewart tangle.

I believe that was the same corner where earlier Barcia put a block move on Short, which was clean and well executed. Barcia didn't have the same rider gap...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2014, 09:29 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
The course is beginner friendly, but will be fun...

The course is beginner friendly, but will be fun for all levels.

And I'll be sweep riding on a 300 2t (or maybe a 500 2t.)
Scott
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-07-2014, 04:17 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
Thanks for the interest and this is a good...

Thanks for the interest and this is a good question we should of addressed up front.

A large portion of the course is routed on sand/dirt based firecuts, plus two large sand pits, one with softer...
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2014, 03:31 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
Please use this thread moving forward so there is...

Please use this thread moving forward so there is no confusion about dates. Thanks.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-06-2014, 05:56 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
Bump to keep above previous ds threads.

Bump to keep above previous ds threads.
Forum: Northeast - Greater Flugistan and home of the carpet baggers. 03-05-2014, 05:34 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 8,585
Posted By Research Rat
MCI Dual Sport. New date. Now 3/30/14

THE DUAL SPORT HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE PENDING RAINSTORM.

Mother nature has not been kind to this event and the weather threw us another curve ball. Details on the the new date will be...
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